Roofers work on commercial and residential buildings by providing roofing solutions. They may install or repair roofs depending on their individual assignments. Roofers need to be very agile as they often work in hazardous situations and need to follow proper safety guidelines.
If you are planning to work in this extremely skilled profession, you will need to tell your employer of your skills in this respect. The following example will assist you how a write a cover letter for roofer position. This cover letter is also suitable for entry level candidates having no experience.
Sample Cover Letter for Roofer Resume
6622 Cooke Road
Gillette, WY 73635
February 24, 2013
Mr. Curt Cobain
Acme Construction Co.
8244 Thomas Drive
Gillette, WY 65388
Dear Mr. Cobain:
I am referred to you by Mr. Thomas Atkinson, who works in the administration at Tremco International, for the position of a Roofer. I am a well qualified candidate for this position because I have worked in various types of home repair including finishing woodwork and have a few roofing projects under my belt as well.
(This paragraph is for Entry Level Candidates only)
Recently, I have acquired a vocational certificate in advanced roofing procedures and would now like to put my expertise and training to use in a professional construction environment. During my apprenticeship, I was given quite a lot of exposure to the tools and equipment that are used in the procedure and can now work with most roofing materials on both flat and inclined services.
In keeping with your job description, I am highly skilled in repairing, maintaining, and removing roofs and the installation of new ones. In addition, I have a demonstrated ability to install composition shingles, slate shingles, roofing tiles, and flashings. My ability to determine exact materials required for roof repairs, flashing repairs and the insulation of new roofs will result in providing cost effective solutions to your company.
Furthermore, I have a considerable knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials and methods utilized in roof repair and installation. I am also familiar with the hazards and safety requirements of the trade.
With my skills and capabilities, I am quite sure that I will be an efficient addition to your team of construction workers. I will call you to ask for a meeting at a suitable time and can be reached at (311) 111-1111. Thank you for your time in reviewing my documents.